Board of Directors

The Joint Center for Aerospace Technology Innovation Board of Directors comprises 9 distinguished members of the Washington State aerospace community.  Their expertise represents a diverse cross section of aerospace industries.  The nine-member Board is appointed by the Governor and consists of a nonvoting Chair and eight voting members. Board member service terms are for three years from the date of their appointment.

Board Members

Paul Applewhite
Founder, Applewhite Aero
CATEGORY: INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION  TERM EXPIRES: JUNE 30, 2021

Greg Miller 
Interim Dean and Professor, University of Washington
CATEGORY: HIGHER EDUCATION TERM EXPIRES: JUNE 30, 2020

Naveed Deen

Boeing Account Executive, General Electric
CATEGORY: INDUSTRY (LARGE) TERM EXPIRES: JUNE 30, 2020

Jean-Michel Hillion

Corporate Senior Vice President Boeing Programs, Safran Group and CFM
CATEGORY: INDUSTRY (MEDIUM) TERM EXPIRES: JUNE 30, 2021

Roger Myers
R Myers Consulting 
CATEGORY: BOARD CHAIR TERM EXPIRES: JUNE 30, 2021

Mary Rezac
Dean and Professor, Washington State University 
CATEGORY: HIGHER EDUCATION TERM EXPIRES: JUNE 30, 2021

Ryan Rule

Secretary, SPEEA, IFPTE Local 2001
CATEGORY: ORGANIZED LABOR TERM EXPIRES: JUNE 30, 2021

Currently our Industry Association  and Industry (Small) board positions are open. Individuals interested in serving on the JCATI Board of Directors may apply online through the Governor's website.